Last year from front to back

Wishaw Press - - SCHOOL NEWS -

A 13-year-old boy col­lapsed in a school class­room af­ter tak­ing ec­stasy.

The sec­ond-year pupil was rushed to Wishaw Gen­eral af­ter he had an ad­verse re­ac­tion to the Class A drug.

It was the sec­ond dru­gre­lated in­ci­dent to rock St Ai­dan’s High School.

Head­teacher Claire Con­nelly said: “We have a zero-tol­er­ance pol­icy to drugs and work hard to re­mind our pupils of the po­ten­tial dan­gers of il­le­gal sub­stance mis­use.”

Two tal­ented young­sters were tar­get­ing gold in the Com­mon­wealth Youth Games.

Wishaw’s Ryan Quigley and Craigneuk’s Tay­lor Hamil­ton were named in Team Scot­land’s 41-strong squad head­ing to the Ba­hamas next month.

Six­teen-year-old Ryan, of Li­lac Grove, was set to com­pete in Scot­land’s judo team, while Shire ABC’s Tay­lor was set to box for his coun­try. Both were look­ing for­ward to com­pet­ing.

Tar­get­ing gold

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